Driver taken to hospital after two-car smash that closed road

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A STRETCH of a Hartlepool road was closed after a crash between two cars.

A Citroen C2 and Fiat Punto collided on Wynyard Road, at around 4pm on Friday.

Emergency services, including police and ambulance, attended the scene.

Wynyard Road was closed between Kilmarnock Road and Catcote Road.

One of the drivers was taken the University Hospital of North Tees with minor injuries. A second driver did not require any medical attention.